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1 Am J Cardiol
1 Am J Emerg Med
1 Am J Med
1 Arch Phys Med Rehabil
1 BMJ Case Rep
3 BMJ Open
1 Cerebrovasc Dis
1 Eur Heart J
2 Int J Stroke
1 J Am Coll Cardiol
6 J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis
1 J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg
1 Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol
1 Lancet Infect Dis
2 Lancet Neurol
1 N Engl J Med
2 Neurology
3 PLoS One
46 Stroke
3 World Neurosurg

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    Am J Cardiol

  1. UEYAMA H, Kuno T, Ando T, Briasoulis A, et al
    Meta-analysis Comparing Direct Oral Anticoagulants Versus Vitamin K Antagonists After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation.
    Am J Cardiol. 2020 Jan 8. pii: S0002-9149(20)30004.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Am J Emerg Med

  2. BONADIO W, Beck C, Mueller A
    Impact of CT scanner location on door to imaging time for emergency department stroke evaluation.
    Am J Emerg Med. 2020;38:309-310.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Am J Med

  3. ESCHLER CM, Woitok BK, Funk GC, Walter P, et al
    Oral Anticoagulation in Patients in the Emergency Department: High Rates of Off-Label Doses, No Difference in Bleeding Rates.
    Am J Med. 2020;133:599-604.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Arch Phys Med Rehabil

  4. JANG SH
    Letter to the Editor Re: "The Effects of a Robot-Assisted Arm Training Plus Hand Functional Electrical Stimulation on Recovery After Stroke: A Randomized Clinical Trial".
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2020 Feb 7. pii: S0003-9993(20)30022.

    BMJ Case Rep

  5. DEMETRIADES P, Speke L, Wilson L, Khan JN, et al
    When multimodality cardiac imaging saves the day: rare cause of embolic strokes.
    BMJ Case Rep. 2020;13.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    BMJ Open

  6. WU NC, Chen ZC, Feng IJ, Ho CH, et al
    Severe varicose veins and the risk of mortality: a nationwide population-based cohort study.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e034245.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  7. YAO T, Zhan Y, Shen J, Xu L, et al
    Association between fasting blood glucose and outcomes and mortality in acute ischaemic stroke patients with diabetes mellitus: a retrospective observational study in Wuhan, China.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e037291.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  8. MURAO S, Nakata H, Yamakawa K
    Safety of tranexamic acid in thrombotic adverse events and seizure in patients with haemorrhage: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e036020.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Cerebrovasc Dis

  9. TARGA MARTINS R, Castilhos RM, Silva da Silva P, Costa LS, et al
    Frequency of Screening and Prevalence of Neurosyphilis in Stroke Population.
    Cerebrovasc Dis. 2020 Jun 22:1-6. doi: 10.1159/000508491.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Eur Heart J

  10. HOLT A, Gislason GH, Schou M, Zareini B, et al
    New-onset atrial fibrillation: incidence, characteristics, and related events following a national COVID-19 lockdown of 5.6 million people.
    Eur Heart J. 2020 Jun 24. pii: 5861973. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Int J Stroke

  11. SILVA MT, Quintanilha G, Giesel L, Soldati AB, et al
    The Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on a stroke center in Latin America.
    Int J Stroke. 2020 Jun 26:1747493020941637. doi: 10.1177/1747493020941637.

  12. SWEID A, Hammoud B, Bekelis K, Missios S, et al
    Cerebral ischemic and hemorrhagic complications of coronavirus disease 2019.
    Int J Stroke. 2020 Jun 26:1747493020937189. doi: 10.1177/1747493020937189.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Am Coll Cardiol

  13. SPYROPOULOS AC, Ageno W, Albers GW, Elliott CG, et al
    Post-Discharge Prophylaxis With Rivaroxaban Reduces Fatal and Major Thromboembolic Events in Medically Ill Patients.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2020;75:3140-3147.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis

  14. VAN RIJSBERGEN MWA, Mark RE, Kop WJ, de Kort PLM, et al
    Course and Predictors of Subjective Cognitive Complaints During the First 12 Months after Stroke.
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2020;29:104588.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  15. BUSK H, Stausholm MB, Lykke L, Wienecke T, et al
    Electrical Stimulation in Lower Limb During Exercise to Improve Gait Speed and Functional Motor Ability 6 Months Poststroke. A Review with Meta-Analysis.
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2020;29:104565.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  16. JUAN W, Zhen H, Yan-Ying F, Hui-Xian Y, et al
    A Comparative Study of Two Tube Feeding Methods in Patients with Dysphagia After Stroke: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2020;29:104602.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  17. KAMRAN S, Khan A, Salam A, Akhtar N, et al
    Cornea: A Window to White Matter Changes in Stroke; Corneal Confocal Microscopy a Surrogate Marker for the Presence and Severity of White Matter Hyperintensities in Ischemic Stroke.
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2020;29:104543.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  18. JIA G, Ma J, Wang S, Wu D, et al
    Long-term Effects of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy on Poststroke Spasticity: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2020;29:104591.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  19. ASPBERG S, Yu L, Gigante B, Smedby KE, et al
    Risk of Ischemic Stroke and Major Bleeding in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation and Cancer.
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2020;29:104560.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg

  20. PREVENTZA O, Liao JL, Olive JK, Simpson K, et al
    Neurologic complications after the frozen elephant trunk procedure: A meta-analysis of more than 3000 patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:20-33.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol

  21. ARODA V
    REWIND to fast forward: time to revisit stroke prevention in type 2 diabetes?
    Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2020 Jan 7. pii: S2213-8587(19)30427.

    Lancet Infect Dis

  22. URSINI T, Di Giacomo R, Caldrer S, Angheben A, et al
    Neurocysticercosis-related seizures in the post-partum period: two cases and a review of the literature.
    Lancet Infect Dis. 2020 Jun 19. pii: S1473-3099(20)30240.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Lancet Neurol

  23. FASSBENDER K, Walter S, Grunwald IQ, Merzou F, et al
    Prehospital stroke management in the thrombectomy era.
    Lancet Neurol. 2020;19:601-610.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  24. MOHR JP, Overbey JR, Hartmann A, Kummer RV, et al
    Medical management with interventional therapy versus medical management alone for unruptured brain arteriovenous malformations (ARUBA): final follow-up of a multicentre, non-blinded, randomised controlled trial.
    Lancet Neurol. 2020;19:573-581.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    N Engl J Med

  25. LEAL RATO M, Carvalho Dias M
    Angioedema after t-PA Infusion.
    N Engl J Med. 2020;382:2449.


  26. MALHOTRA K, Katsanos AH, Goyal N, Tayal A, et al
    Intravenous thrombolysis in patients with chronic kidney disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Neurology. 2020 Jun 17. pii: WNL.0000000000009756.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  27. MAJERSIK JJ, Reddy VK
    Acute neurology during the COVID-19 pandemic: Supporting the front line.
    Neurology. 2020;94:1055-1057.

    PLoS One

  28. WONDERGEM R, Pisters MF, Heijmans MW, Wouters EJM, et al
    Movement behavior remains stable in stroke survivors within the first two months after returning home.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0229587.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  29. ZHANG C, Gao J, Guo Y, Xing A, et al
    Association of atrial fibrillation and clinical outcomes in adults with chronic kidney disease: A propensity score-matched analysis.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0230189.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  30. LEVINE DA, Langa KM, Fagerlin A, Morgenstern LB, et al
    Physician decision-making and recommendations for stroke and myocardial infarction treatments in older adults with mild cognitive impairment.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0230446.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  31. LU N, Smith JMC, Andrade JG, Flexman AM, et al
    Considerations in Adult Congenital Heart Disease and Stroke: A Case Report.
    Stroke. 2020 Jun 24:STROKEAHA119028605. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.119.028605.

  32. MUKHERJEE P, Lyden P, Fernandez JA, Davis TP, et al
    3K3A-Activated Protein C Variant Does Not Interfere With the Plasma Clot Lysis Activity of Tenecteplase.
    Stroke. 2020;51:2236-2239.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  33. AGARWAL S, Yaghi S, Mistry E
    Response by Agarwal et al to Letter Regarding Article, "Redefined Measure of Early Neurological Improvement Shows Treatment Benefit of Alteplase Over Placebo".
    Stroke. 2020;51:e136-e137.

  34. KAMEL H, Pearce LA, Ntaios G, Gladstone DJ, et al
    Atrial Cardiopathy and Nonstenosing Large Artery Plaque in Patients With Embolic Stroke of Undetermined Source.
    Stroke. 2020 Jan 2:STROKEAHA119028154. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.119.028154.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  35. MODRAU B, Andersen G, Mikkelsen IK, Nielsen A, et al
    Theophylline as an Add-On to Thrombolytic Therapy in Acute Ischemic Stroke: A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial.
    Stroke. 2020;51:1983-1990.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  36. VAN DER ENDE NAM, Chalos V, Dippel DWJ
    Letter by van der Ende et al Regarding Article, "Redefined Measure of Early Neurological Improvement Shows Treatment Benefit of Alteplase Over Placebo".
    Stroke. 2020;51:e134-e135.

  37. MECHTOUFF L, Bochaton T, Paccalet A, Crola Da Silva C, et al
    Matrix Metalloproteinase-9 and Monocyte Chemoattractant Protein-1 Are Associated With Collateral Status in Acute Ischemic Stroke With Large Vessel Occlusion.
    Stroke. 2020;51:2232-2235.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  38. XU J, Yalkun G, Wang M, Wang A, et al
    Impact of Infection on the Risk of Recurrent Stroke Among Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke.
    Stroke. 2020 Jun 26:STROKEAHA120029898. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.120.029898.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  39. KWAK HS, Park JS
    Mechanical Thrombectomy in Basilar Artery Occlusion: Clinical Outcomes Related to Posterior Circulation Collateral Score.
    Stroke. 2020;51:2045-2050.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  40. MAC GRORY B, Nackenoff A, Poli S, Spitzer MS, et al
    Intravenous Fibrinolysis for Central Retinal Artery Occlusion: A Cohort Study and Updated Patient-Level Meta-Analysis.
    Stroke. 2020;51:2018-2025.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  41. CASETTA I, Fainardi E, Saia V, Pracucci G, et al
    Endovascular Thrombectomy for Acute Ischemic Stroke Beyond 6 Hours From Onset: A Real-World Experience.
    Stroke. 2020;51:2051-2057.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  42. MCTAGGART RA, Holodinsky JK, Ospel JM, Cheung AK, et al
    Leaving No Large Vessel Occlusion Stroke Behind: Reorganizing Stroke Systems of Care to Improve Timely Access to Endovascular Therapy.
    Stroke. 2020;51:1951-1960.

  43. STANTON RJ, Eckman MH, Woo D, Moomaw CJ, et al
    Ischemic Stroke and Bleeding: Clinical Benefit of Anticoagulation in Atrial Fibrillation After Intracerebral Hemorrhage.
    Stroke. 2020 Jan 31:STROKEAHA119027370. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.119.027370.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  44. TIEDT S, Wollenweber FA
    Response by Tiedt and Wollenweber to Letter Regarding Article, "Stroke Etiology Modifies the Effect of Endovascular Treatment in Acute Stroke".
    Stroke. 2020 Jun 22:STROKEAHA120030266. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.120.030266.

  45. PARK PSW, Dewey HM, Choi PMC
    Letter by Park et al Regarding Article, "Stroke Etiology Modifies the Effect of Endovascular Treatment in Acute Stroke".
    Stroke. 2020 Jun 22:STROKEAHA120029979. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.120.029979.

  46. ZHOU Z, Yoshimura S, Delcourt C, Lindley RI, et al
    Thrombolysis Outcomes in Acute Ischemic Stroke by Fluid-Attenuated Inversion Recovery Hyperintense Arteries.
    Stroke. 2020;51:2240-2243.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  47. KURZ MW, Ospel JM, Advani R, Sandset EC, et al
    Simulation Methods in Acute Stroke Treatment: Current State of Affairs and Implications.
    Stroke. 2020;51:1978-1982.

    Optimal Imaging at the Primary Stroke Center.
    Stroke. 2020;51:1932-1940.

  49. MCTAGGART RA, Ospel JM, Psychogios MN, Puri AS, et al
    Optimization of Endovascular Therapy in the Neuroangiography Suite to Achieve Fast and Complete (Expanded Treatment in Cerebral Ischemia 2c-3) Reperfusion.
    Stroke. 2020;51:1961-1968.

  50. PEREZ FA, Oesch G, Amlie-Lefond CM
    MRI Vessel Wall Enhancement and Other Imaging Biomarkers in Pediatric Focal Cerebral Arteriopathy-Inflammatory Subtype.
    Stroke. 2020 Jan 2:STROKEAHA119027917. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.119.027917.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  51. MATSUO R, Ago T, Kiyuna F, Sato N, et al
    Smoking Status and Functional Outcomes After Acute Ischemic Stroke.
    Stroke. 2020 Jan 3:STROKEAHA119027230. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.119.027230.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Stroke: The Essential Journal: 2000 to 2010.
    Stroke. 2020 Feb 19:STROKEAHA120028421. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.120.028421.

    Journal Stroke: Origin and Evolution.
    Stroke. 2020 Feb 19:STROKEAHA120028858. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.120.028858.

  54. FLUSTY B, de Havenon A, Prabhakaran S, Liebeskind DS, et al
    Intracranial Atherosclerosis Treatment: Past, Present, and Future.
    Stroke. 2020;51:e49-e53.

    Introduction for Focused Updates in Cerebrovascular Disease.
    Stroke. 2020 Feb 12:STROKEAHA119024159. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.119.024159.

  56. PARIKH NS, Merkler AE, Iadecola C
    Inflammation, Autoimmunity, Infection, and Stroke: Epidemiology and Lessons From Therapeutic Intervention.
    Stroke. 2020 Feb 12:STROKEAHA119024157. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.119.024157.

  57. WANG R, Pu H, Ye Q, Jiang M, et al
    Transforming Growth Factor Beta-Activated Kinase 1-Dependent Microglial and Macrophage Responses Aggravate Long-Term Outcomes After Ischemic Stroke.
    Stroke. 2020 Feb 12:STROKEAHA119028398. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.119.028398.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  58. HOWARD G, Howard VJ
    Twenty Years of Progress Toward Understanding the Stroke Belt.
    Stroke. 2020 Feb 12:STROKEAHA119024155. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.119.024155.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  59. CUCCHIARA B, Elm J, Easton JD, Coutts SB, et al
    Disability After Minor Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack in the POINT Trial.
    Stroke. 2020 Feb 12:STROKEAHA119027465. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.119.027465.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Risk Factors for Ischemic Stroke in Younger Adults: A Focused Update.
    Stroke. 2020 Feb 12:STROKEAHA119024156. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.119.024156.

    Effects of Genetic Variants on Stroke Risk.
    Stroke. 2020 Feb 12:STROKEAHA119024158. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.119.024158.

    Population Impact of Potentially Modifiable Risk Factors for Stroke.
    Stroke. 2020 Feb 12:STROKEAHA119024154. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.119.024154.

  63. DAVIS SM, Hacke W, Norrving B, Brainin M, et al
    International Impact of Stroke.
    Stroke. 2020 Feb 19:STROKEAHA119028422. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.119.028422.

  64. SACCO RL
    Stroke Vision 2020: Creating a Roadmap for the Next Decade.
    Stroke. 2020 Feb 19:STROKEAHA120028423. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.120.028423.

  65. PENNATI GV, Plantin J, Carment L, Roca P, et al
    Recovery and Prediction of Dynamic Precision Grip Force Control After Stroke.
    Stroke. 2020 Jan 7:STROKEAHA119026205. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.119.026205.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  66. PARIKH NS, Kamel H, Navi BB, Iadecola C, et al
    Liver Fibrosis Indices and Outcomes After Primary Intracerebral Hemorrhage.
    Stroke. 2020;51:830-837.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  67. TING SM, Zhao X, Sun G, Obertas L, et al
    Brain Cleanup as a Potential Target for Poststroke Recovery: The Role of RXR (Retinoic X Receptor) in Phagocytes.
    Stroke. 2020;51:958-966.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  68. KELLY PJ, Camps-Renom P, Giannotti N, Marti-Fabregas J, et al
    A Risk Score Including Carotid Plaque Inflammation and Stenosis Severity Improves Identification of Recurrent Stroke.
    Stroke. 2020 Jan 17:STROKEAHA119027268. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.119.027268.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  69. LIN L, Chen C, Tian H, Bivard A, et al
    Perfusion Computed Tomography Accurately Quantifies Collateral Flow After Acute Ischemic Stroke.
    Stroke. 2020 Jan 17:STROKEAHA119028284. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.119.028284.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  70. MIZOGUCHI T, Tanaka K, Toyoda K, Yoshimura S, et al
    Early Initiation of Direct Oral Anticoagulants After Onset of Stroke and Short- and Long-Term Outcomes of Patients With Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation.
    Stroke. 2020 Jan 22:STROKEAHA119028118. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.119.028118.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  71. ANDERSON A, Klein J, White B, Bourgeois M, et al
    Training and Certifying Users of the National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale.
    Stroke. 2020 Jan 28:STROKEAHA119027234. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.119.027234.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  72. LEE H, Lee EJ, Ham S, Lee HB, et al
    Machine Learning Approach to Identify Stroke Within 4.5 Hours.
    Stroke. 2020 Jan 28:STROKEAHA119027611. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.119.027611.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  73. HACHIYA T, Hata J, Hirakawa Y, Yoshida D, et al
    Genome-Wide Polygenic Score and the Risk of Ischemic Stroke in a Prospective Cohort: The Hisayama Study.
    Stroke. 2020 Jan 31:STROKEAHA119027520. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.119.027520.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  74. DENISSEN S, Staring W, Kunkel D, Pickering RM, et al
    Interventions for Preventing Falls in People After Stroke.
    Stroke. 2020 Feb 3:STROKEAHA119028157. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.119.028157.

  75. PENDLEBURY ST, Poole D, Burgess A, Duerden J, et al
    APOE-epsilon4 Genotype and Dementia Before and After Transient Ischemic Attack and Stroke: Population-Based Cohort Study.
    Stroke. 2020 Feb 18:STROKEAHA119026927. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.119.026927.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  76. WAZIRY R, Heshmatollah A, Bos D, Chibnik LB, et al
    Time Trends in Survival Following First Hemorrhagic or Ischemic Stroke Between 1991 and 2015 in the Rotterdam Study.
    Stroke. 2020;51:STROKEAHA119027198.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    World Neurosurg

  77. AGOSTI E, Giorgianni A, Pradella R, Locatelli D, et al
    Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Outbreak: Single-Center Experience in Neurosurgical and Neuroradiologic Emergency Network Tailoring.
    World Neurosurg. 2020;138:548-550.

  78. MISHRA AK, George AA, Sargent J
    Letter to editor regarding "Acute Stroke Management During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic: From Trough of Disillusionment to Slope of Enlightenment".
    World Neurosurg. 2020 Jun 23. pii: S1878-8750(20)31369.

  79. YAMAZAKI H, Morimoto M, Hikita C, Iwasaki M, et al
    Two cases of posterior cerebral artery P2 occlusion with motor weakness improved by acute mechanical thrombectomy.
    World Neurosurg. 2020 Jun 17. pii: S1878-8750(20)31343.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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